John Adam

1797–
Anstruther, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Adam was born on 4 May 1797, in Anstruther, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Patrick Adams, was 29 and his mother, Elspeth McIntosh, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Adams
1767–
Elspeth McIntosh
1779–
Patrick Adam
1790–
Patrick Adam
1791–
John Adam
1792–1797
Elspeth Adam
1792–
Katheron Adam
1794–
Christiana Adams
1796–
Anne Adam
1797–
John Adam
1797–
Helen Adam
1799–
Margaret Adam
1799–
Helen Adams
1801–

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 5

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 18

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 26

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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